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Integration and autonomy in axons

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A new study shows that even under normal conditions repetitive spiking in some cortical interneurons can trigger spontaneous spiking that originates from distal axons and lasts for tens of seconds.

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  1. Barry W. Connors and Omar J. Ahmed are in the Department of Neuroscience, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA.

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